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Transforming India : social and political dynamics of democracy /
edited by Francine R. Frankel ... [et al.].
New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
xii, 443 p. ; 23 cm.
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New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Revision of papers originally presented at a conference held at India International Centre in Nov. 1997.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction/Contextual Democracy: intersections of society, culture and politics in Indiap. 1
Democratic Vision of a New Republic: India, 1950p. 26
The Strong State and the Fear of Disorderp. 60
Democracy and Social Inequalityp. 89
Understanding the Second Democratic Upsurge: trends of Bahujan participation in electoral politics in the 1990sp. 120
Representation and Redistribution: the new lower caste politics of north Indiap. 146
Negotiating Differences: federal coalitions and national cohesionp. 176
Economic Policy and the Development of Capitalism in India: the role of regional capitalists and political partiesp. 207
Economic Policy and Its Political Management in the Current Conjuncturep. 231
Depicting the Nation: media politics in independent Indiap. 254
The India Police: expectations of a democratic polityp. 288
Judges and Indian Democracy: the lesser evil?p. 314
Hindu Nationalism and Democracyp. 353
The Transformation of Hindu Nationalism? Towards a reappraisalp. 379
India in Search ... of a New Regime?p. 405
Indexp. 429
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